The Hilmar boys' basketball team is back in the playoffs for the first time since 2010 after clinching second place in the Trans-Valley League with a 61-48 victory over league rivals, Escalon High, on Thursday night.
National Signing Day saw two local football standouts commit to playing at the next level of competition. Pitman High's Chris Martinez and Turlock High's Nicolas Berry signed their official letters of intent on Wednesday after each received football scholarships to their respective four-year universities.
The Hilmar High boys soccer team started the second half of league on a high note. It took less than 10 minutes for Hilmar to set the tone on Monday night against Mountain House, on their way to earning a statement 6-1 win.